Georgia women’s basketball team voted No. 2 in SEC coaches preseason poll

The Southeastern Conference coaches selected Georgia to finish second behind Kentucky in the preseason poll released by the league on Tuesday.

Georgia had 149 points to edge Texas A&M (145) and Vanderbilt (143) for second place behind defending SEC champion Kentucky, which had 167 points.

Georgia also had three representatives on the coaches preseason All-SEC team. Senior forwards Anne Marie Armstrong and Jasmine Hassell were picked first-team all-conference and senior guard Jasmine James was selected second-team all-conference. Armstrong also received one vote for preseason player of the year.

The Lady Bulldogs begin the 2012-13 season on Sunday when they host Rutgers starting at 2 p.m. at Stegeman Coliseum.

Bulldogs piling on thanks to turnover-hungry defense

by Marc Weiszer

An online headline from an Athens Banner-Herald story in October of 2013 no longer would apply: “Georgia defense near bottom of pile in forcing turnovers.” A year... Full Story

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J.J. Green could be on move back to defense this week http://t.co/kcoIQlKZcG #UGA

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